||Any person convicted of an offence referred to in section 2(1) shall be liable to a fine not exceeding R1 000 million, or to imprisonment for a period up to imprisonment for life.
||Notwithstanding any other law dealing with the penal jurisdiction of the regional court. if a regional court, after it has convicted an accused of an offence referred to in section 2(1) following on—
||a plea of not guilty,
but before sentence, is of the opinion that the offence in respect of which the accused has been convicted merits punishment—
||in excess of the penal jurisdiction of the regional court but not exceeding a fine of R100 million or a period of 30 years imprisonment, the regional court shall have jurisdiction to impose such penalty even though that penalty exceeds the penal jurisdiction of that court; or
||[Section 3(2)(ii) deleted by section 8(a) of Act No. 38 of 2007]
||[Section 3(3) deleted by section 8(b) of Act No. 38 of 2007]